13 days in Kerala Itinerary

13 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Munnar
— 1 night
2
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
4
Kovalam
— 2 nights
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, thenexamine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre. On the next day, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the ancient world of Muniyara - Anakottapara park.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar planner.

Mumbai to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Mumbai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Munnar, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

2
nights
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Snehatheeram Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Guruvayur trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Guruvayur takes 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Guruvayur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Thrissur
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Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

4
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Mattancherry Palace. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Change things up with a short trip to St. Thomas International Shrine in Malayattoor (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex, take a stroll through Jew Town, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kochi (Cochin), use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St. Thomas International Shrine
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 28th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kovalam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): kick back and relax at Varkala Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Janardhana Swami Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Sivagiri. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, thenenjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Varkala Town
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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